Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill is opening its Denver West location Dec. 7 at 14740 W. Colfax Ave., Lakewood, Colo. The new restaurant is the company's 16th to open in Colorado and the 18th nationwide.
The newest Garbanzo joins existing company- and franchisee-owned locations throughout the country. In Colorado, Garbanzo now has 10 Denver-metro restaurants, three locations in Colorado Springs, one in Boulder and one in Fort Collins. The concept is opening other company-owned locations in Columbia and College Park, Md., in January 2013. Recently opened franchise restaurants include one in San Antonio, Texas, and one in Oklahoma City, Okla.
"We have had our sights set on opening in the Denver West community for some time now," said Alon Mor, Garbanzo founder, president and CEO. "With an ideal location near major shopping centers and business parks, we are excited to provide those who live and work in the area with a convenient, healthy and fresh Mediterranean option."
On the eve of the grand opening, the new location is hosting a fundraiser dinner for Denver CASA, a nonprofit that recruits, trains and supports volunteers to represent the best interests of abused and neglected children in the Denver Juvenile Courts. The public is invited to attend the fundraiser from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Dec. 6 for a $5 suggested donation.
Following the grand opening, Garbanzo Denver West is holding several giveaways all month long — from an electronic reader to a bicycle.
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